Personal Support Worker

Levante Living
Published
May 3, 2024
Expires
June 2, 2024
Location
Levante Living
Category
Muskoka  
Job Type

Description

Qualifications:

  1. Previous employment in a health care/hospitality setting an asset.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of/empathy for the needs of seniors.
  3. Good physical and mental health and free from communicable disease.
  4. Certified in CPR and First Aid recommended.
  5. Good understanding of the nursing process
  6. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Willingness to update and keep current their knowledge of changing regulations, practices and procedures.
  8. PSW certification, if applicable.

Physical Demands:

  1. Standing for long periods of time.
  2. Walking short distances and up/down staircases.
  3. Typing and/or use of a computer keyboard proficiently.
  4. Pulling/pushing/lifting to open and/or relocate binders, carts, etc. up to 10lbs.
  5. Bending, kneeling, providing walking support for residents in the provision of resident care where required.
  6. Dexterity required to open pouches/blister packs, insert test strips into glucometers, etc (as applicable – see Medication Administration (UCPS only).
  7. Reading/seeing documentation both in paper format and on a computer screen.
  8. Hearing differences in phone ring tones and/or in fire system horns or alerts for emergency response purposes.

Positions: Full time/Part time

No of Positions: #3

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